PM Narendra Modi to visit Kedarnath on Diwali
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PM Narendra Modi to visit Kedarnath on Diwali

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New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Kedarnath on the occasion of Diwali and later celebrate the festival with Army jawans.

The Prime Minister will arrive at Kedarnath at around 9.45 am, offer prayers at the Himalayan shrine and review Kedarpuri reconstruction projects.

Later, he will head towards border areas to surprise troops.

While responding to Diwali greetings from Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, PM Modi tweeted, "Bibi, my friend, thank you so much for the Diwali wishes. Every year, I visit our border areas and surprise our troops. This year too, he will spend Diwali with our brave troops. Spending time with them is special. I will share photos of the same tomorrow evening.:)"

Bibi, my friend, thank you so much for the Diwali wishes.

Every year, I visit our border areas and surprise our troops. This year too, will spend Diwali with our brave troops. Spending time with them is special.

In 2014, his first year as the Prime Minister, Modi spent Diwali at Siachen with Army jawans. Year after, he visited the Punjab border on Diwali to coincided with 50 years of the 1965 Indo-Pak war. In 2016, he travelled to Himachal Pradesh, spending time with the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel at a border outpost.

Last year, PM Modi visited soldiers at Gurez in Jammu and Kashmir.

The PM had laid down the foundation stone of Kedarpuri reconstruction pro...

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